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Comment: Re:Trolls are the lowest form of life. . . (Score 1) 483

by mvdwege (#48201949) Attached to: In UK, Internet Trolls Could Face Two Years In Jail

Oh fuck off. You're essentially arguing that Germans who denounced their Jewish neighbours to the Gestapo are not responsible for those neighbourse being gassed, because all they did was speak, it was the SS that did the gassing.

Anyone recognises your 'speech is speech, it is those acting on the speech doing the bad things' as an idiotic bit of sophism that adult people should not take seriously.

So fuck off already. I'm done replying.

Comment: Re:This could be really good for Debian (Score 1) 523

by mvdwege (#48201935) Attached to: Debian's Systemd Adoption Inspires Threat of Fork

Yes, it was. Because the networking script tries to start nfs. There is a circular dependency in the scripts that is hard to debug.

And before you say that I should just edit those scripts: every next update may overwrite them, whereas systemd handles this dependency sanely. Why should I muck about with scripts then?

Comment: Re:This could be really good for Debian (Score 1) 523

by mvdwege (#48193601) Attached to: Debian's Systemd Adoption Inspires Threat of Fork

Not all new and shiny, but perfectly functional.

Tell that to my girlfriend. She can do most maintenance on her workstation, but she had to have me look at boot deadlocks about twice a month, all because /etc/init.d/rpcbind and /etc/init.d/networking were in a race, and the NFS mounts lost.

SysV rc is not 'perfectly functional' by a long shot. Both at home and at work I keep running into limitations that systemd solves. Systemd comes with other bugs, and I've been hit with one or two of them, but they were, for me, easier to solve than SysV rc race conditions and deadlocks.

The growing hairball is SysV rc. Systemd is an attempt to solve it. You may disagree with the solution, fine. But stop denying that it is at least an attempt at solving existing problems.

Comment: Re:Trolls are the lowest form of life. . . (Score 1) 483

by mvdwege (#48193417) Attached to: In UK, Internet Trolls Could Face Two Years In Jail

I have indeed no valid counterarguments I wish to present, as with your lack of reading comprehension and shaky grasp of logic it would be throwing pearls to the swine.

And for someone claiming that other people should just grow a thicker skin, you're a massive hypocrite to blow up a remark on your immaturity into a molehill.

Of course, emotional overreaction is another sign of your immaturity.

Comment: Re:Trolls are the lowest form of life. . . (Score 1) 483

by mvdwege (#48188483) Attached to: In UK, Internet Trolls Could Face Two Years In Jail

Really, for someone who does not know what 'begging the question' in formal logic means, you shouldn't talk logic. I did use it correctly, and from the context it is obvious that I know of both the correct and incorrect usages.

If someone points out that you sound immature, effectively shouting "AM NOT!" does not help, you know.

And if you hadn't noticed, I had decided quite a few posts ago that you're not worth arguing with; on the other hand, your posts are so disarmingly immature and so gratifyingly full of insult material, that you make an excellent target for insults.

Comment: Re:Trolls are the lowest form of life. . . (Score 1) 483

by mvdwege (#48186601) Attached to: In UK, Internet Trolls Could Face Two Years In Jail

Because your posts sound like the screeds of a teenager with an entitlement complex. That's why people keep assuming you are one.

Really, just begging the question that the only real violence is physical, that's straight out of the mental world of the Randroids, making you either a teenager with zero life experience or as mentally stunted as the Holy Messiah and her Inner Circle.

And I'm not saying your argument is incorrect because you are young (that would be an ad hominem fallacy). I'm saying that your use of an incorrect argument make you sound young. There is a difference. Try and see if you can spot it.

Comment: Re:Much as I despise trolls (Score 3, Informative) 483

by mvdwege (#48184713) Attached to: In UK, Internet Trolls Could Face Two Years In Jail

In terms of content, you can say whatever the fuck you like about me.

Cool, so I can put up a webpage alleging that you are a paedophile then?

Despite what some loudmouths on Internet may proclaim, there are forms of speech that are damaging and therefore infringing on other people's rights. A government does have a legitimate interest in having those forms of speech curtailed, as much as it has an interest in having harmful physical acts like assault and battery curtailed.

Harassment, slander and libel, direct incitement to violence? It is up to the Frea Speach advocates to defend why these should be allowed, not for the rest of us to why we shouldn't have to put up with this in a civilised society.

IF I HAD A MINE SHAFT, I don't think I would just abandon it. There's got to be a better way. -- Jack Handley, The New Mexican, 1988.

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